Pamphlet on the political responsibilities of intellectuals in the late 1940s by one of the "victims" of the Hollywood blacklist. (Though when one reads this, it does sort of make one wonder...) KF4750 Topic: Civil rights -- United States. Communists -- United States.
Call Number: Oral History Collection Description: Smith Act Defendant and Communist Party member discusses working-class childhood in Willimantic, Connecticut; her time with the party; and imprisonment as one of Smith Act defendants in 1951. Discusses the conditions of being jailed with the other female defendants, the strategy of their legal defense, and her feelings of the Communist Party USA's New York leadership going "underground" after the Smith Act arrests.Collection Guide:... Topics: californialightandsound, Communism--California, Communism--United States, Communist trials--New... Source: 17 Tapes of 17: 1/8 inch audio cassette